The Essential Sampler Quilt Book
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The Essential Sampler Quilt Book : A Celebration of 40 Traditional Blocks from the Sampler Quilt Expert

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Masterclass instruction to make 40 pieced blocks using both hand and machine techniques, including two brand-new blocks, English Patchwork Floor Tile and Blanket Stitch Applique. Step-by-step illustrations for block construction, appearing in full colour for the very first time - perfect for beginners and experienced quilters wishing to expand their repertoire. Forty-five newly photographed sampler quilts created by quilters just like you to inspire you as you choose your own fabric patterns and colours.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 210 x 272 x 22mm | 979.75g
  • DAVID & CHARLES
  • Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0715336134
  • 9780715336137
  • 47,912

About Lynne Edwards

Lynne Edwards is a trusted 'brand' within the quilt world, loved for her friendly approach and reliable authority. Her previous books have consistently sold well, and in recognition of her contribution to arts and crafts she was awarded an MBE in December 2007. Lynne teaches regular quilt-making classes all over the world, as well as near her home in Ipswich, UK.show more

Table of contents

Introduction; Getting Started; Basic Equipment; Basic Techniques; MAKING THE BLOCKS; Includes 40 popular block designs such as Tumbling Blocks; Rail Fence; Maple Leaf; Trip Around The World; Card Trick; Strip Rail; Drunkard's Path; Spider's Wed; Grandmother's Fan; Log Cabin; Courthouse Steps; Dresden Plate; Triangles; Rose Of Sharon; Wild Goose Chase; Tulip Block; Crocus Design; Honey Bee; Grape Basket; Finishing and Quilting the Blocks; Completing the Quilt; Gallery; Acknowledgements; About the Author; Index.show more